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How will I charge my electric vehicle? And where? And how much will it cost?

How will I charge my electric vehicle? And where? And how much will it cost?

With the impending late-2016 arrival of the Chevrolet Bolt EV and the expected late-2017 arrival of the Tesla Model 3, affordable long-range battery electric vehicles are an option for increasing numbers of American drivers.

But most prospective owners are confused about how they’ll charge their electric vehicles, and where, and how long it will take, and how much range they’ll get between charges and how much the electricity is going to cost them.

Their confusion is about more than a lack of familiarity with new technology. The EV charging infrastructure is a fractured, multifaceted monster, involving competing or even conflicting charging systems and...

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